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L'Ile aux Papillons

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Great for my kids

It was a lovely experience especially for the kids. Butterflies kept landing on my son's red cap to... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
David A
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Great little stop on Noirmoutier

We stopped here with our three kids who thoroughly enjoyed exploring and seeing all the... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2016
SEH910
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5 rue de la Fassonniere, 85680 La Gueriniere, Ile de Noirmoutier, France
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

Beautiful butterflies so calm and relaxing wandering around ,we also used the few seats to just sit and watch the butterflies ,they also had koi carp in pond with a machine with food in, put your money in to get some out to feed the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

What can I say. We read a couple quite negative reviews. Tourist trap!? But so so glad when we ignored them and went her on our hols in June. Girls 4 and 2 loved it and hubby and I took the opportunity together some fantastic...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Lindsey J
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

It was a lovely experience especially for the kids. Butterflies kept landing on my son's red cap to his immense enjoyment. There's a pool of friendly Koi Carp who think you're there to feed them, a butterfly hatchery, a pool of Goldfish, a tank of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank David A
Reviewed 10 June 2018

We got exactly what we expected - a huge venue full of lots of wonderful butterflies and some other wildlife (mainly birds). Yes, it was a little expensive, but the family spent well over an hour in the venue and came out very happy with...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Gavin M
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Just one big tourist trap. Only one tiny greenhouse filled with (nice) butterflies, a tiny pond with 10 koi's...and that's about it. 25 euros for 2 adults, 1 kiddie (4 years) and a 20min during visit? No thank you. Rent a bike and take your...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Louis Vdl V
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Worth a visit but expensive for what it was, good variety of butterflies though. Dont realky need the the 1.5hr that they say is needed unless really into butterflies

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Jillibean1
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We came upon this little gem when we were touring in the Vendee. It is a marvellous place to fill an hour or more. When we first saw it in the middle of a small industrial estate we wondered what we had come to. However,...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank STSTOM
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We stopped here with our three kids who thoroughly enjoyed exploring and seeing all the butterflies. It is a great experience and they wanted to stay for a good while to just enjoy the different butterflies they could see. The film was in French but...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank SEH910
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Tropical environment, unsurprisingly full of glorious butterflies. Explanations in both French and English, great for our 8 year old to be independent during our visit.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Anna H
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Love place to visit and very interesting too but if travelling more that 30 minutes would suggest you make it part of a day out as it won't take you long to go round.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Beamish O
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